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Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry


Course content

UCL's Italian department is one of the largest in the UK, and our staff cover a broad range of specialisms. We have a strong tradition of collaborative relationships with research centres and interdisciplinary consortia both within UCL and the University of London, and at a national and international level, notably in Italy and the USA.

Expertise covers periods from the medieval to the contemporary, with specific strengths in: Dante, medieval literature, renaissance culture with a specific focus on the visual arts and the history of ideas, romanticism, the political and cultural history of modern Italy, Italian Jewish history, language study and linguistics, twentieth-century avant-gardes, Mafia, contemporary literature and graphic novels.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    60 months
      full time
      36 months

      Course contact details

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